Grain and The Primary Essentials present a new rug inspired by aerial landscapes and crop circles. Features such as those created by central pivot irrigation and the alternating patterns of harvested farmland came to mind as the designers at Grain pieced together the rug’s shapes.

Designed and produced in the USA, the rug utilizes fabrication techniques developed by early American settlers.

On view at The Primary Essentials, 3 Centre Market Place, NYC, May 16 - June 30, 2018.

GRAIN is an American design practice dedicated to social and environmental responsibility. Founded in 2008, the work of partners Chelsea and James Minola unites current manufacturing technologies and age-old craft techniques. Goods are produced in small batch runs in their Bainbridge Island, WA, studio, or through special collaborations with expert artisans in the US and abroad.

THE PRIMARY ESSENTIALS opened in Brooklyn in the Fall of 2013 as a place to provide an edited mix of special objects for the home and gift, with an emphasis on how we live our daily lives. Striving to source goods that have a subtle yet distinctive impact, The Primary Essentials believes in the importance of independent designers and artisans, and their individual outlook on the world.

In the Fall of 2017 a sister location was opened in downtown Manhattan at 3 Centre Market Place. Showcasing a range of of tabletop, ceramics, glassware, textiles, and kitchen items from designers both locally and internationally, the store aims to provides a more complete home offering in conjunction with the Brooklyn store. 

Grain ︎ / TPE ︎